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Unknown [Barham, England]

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On a tablet in this church are the names of the rectors one of the earliest being that of John Digges 1377. He was the son of [illegible] Diggs living in the 5th year of Edward 2nd wnlse father John, son of Roger a Miedenhall of St. Stephens Parish Kent, who was called Digge gave the "Isle of Brunswick" to the grey Friars at Canterbury. Many generations of Digge lived at Barham Digge Church now called "Digge Place" (1929) a well kept English manor house recently bought and restored by Mr. and Mrs. T.S.B. Gulbrius, was acquired y James Digges, great grandfather of Sir Dubley Digges of Chillam Castle, Kent. Barham is in the road from Canterbury to Dover

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Canterbury (England), Anglican churches


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